Guest Post by Dick Warn

Niccolo Machiavelli, Italian author, said, “Men in general judge more by the sense of sight than by the sense of touch, because everyone can see, but only a few can test by feeling.”

“Test by feeling” refers to intuition. Those weird feelings we sometimes get. My first marriage was like that. Four days before I said “I do” a strange wave of emotion flowed through me. It was a feeling of dread. However, I ignored the dread because it didn’t make any sense. Within the year my wife moved out while I was at work, taking everything except my clothes and a bottle of aspirin.

Back then I knew nothing about intuition. When pushed for decisions I would gather a few facts, and then pack those facts with logical guesses. As we know, my applied guesses led to messes.

Florence Shinn, American author, said, “Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.”

Bill Gates, American genius and co-founder of Microsoft, said, “Often you have to rely on intuition.”

Truth is, nobody has to. We are free to ignore our feelings and push forward. That is exactly what I did during the first half of my life. It was only after I got sick and tired of fighting with reality and trying to push water uphill that I began searching for more effective ways.

As Albert Einstein said, “The only real valuable thing is intuition.”

Therefore, gain faith in your intuition and everything else will fall into place.

Dick Warn is the author of The Miracle Minute, a weekly email sent free to readers around the world. His latest book, Mystical Mentor can be previewed at


Posted on April 5, 2013, in Personal Growth. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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